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Kale Market Salad

Kale Market Salad

There's a pizza restaurant in my neighborhood that makes amazing salads. This one, for example, had farro, kale, avocado, carrots, fennel and a creamy green garlic dressing.

Nettle Pasta

Nettle Pasta

Nettles in a pasta with feta, sesame, almonds, and onion sprouts & a few pics from the Golden Gate bridge birthday fireworks.

Sprout Salad

Sprout Salad

One of the best salads I've made in a long time (mung bean sprouts, avocado, arugula, yogurt, almonds) & a look at the QUITOKEETO packaging.

Green Rice with Smoked Paprika

Green Rice with Smoked Paprika

The green rice recipe that got away from me - lots of spring produce, finished with smoked paprika and toasted pine nuts.

Rhubarb & Rosewater Syrup

Rhubarb & Rosewater Syrup

A beautiful ruby-hued rhubarb rosewater syrup. Perfect on (or in) everything from yogurt, spritzers, waffles, or oatmeal.

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Avocado Asparagus Tartine

Avocado Asparagus Tartine

An excellent impromptu springtime lunch tartine: avocado smeared across toasted day-old slabs of sesame bread, layered with arugula and garlicky caraway asparagus + toasted pepitas.

Broccolini Salad

Broccolini Salad

Big bowl of green - broccolini tossed with big croutons, tons of scallion slices, mozzarella, toasted almonds, and a hit of serrano pepper.

A Simple Tomato Soup

A Simple Tomato Soup

A simple tomato soup recipe inspired by a Melissa Clark recipe - pureed, warmly spiced, and perfect topped with everything from toasted almonds and herbs, to coconut cream or a poached egg.

Wintery Spring Rolls

Wintery Spring Rolls

The spring rolls I packed for a flight from San Francisco to Paris - ginger-onion paste, brown sugar tofu, mushrooms, and herbs.

Toasted Four Grain Cereal

Toasted Four Grain Cereal

A hot, filling, wintertime DIY four-grain breakfast cereal that you can trick out with all sorts of different toppings.

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